Technical Warm Up K

The eleventh in our technical warm up series. You need three cones and one ball for every pair of players. Put the cones in a line with about five yards between them. Players are on opposite sides of the line and diagonal (at first, facing the line). Player A takes a touch with the outside […]

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Technical Warm Up J

Number ten in our ongoing series of technical warm ups. This one has a very similar setup to Warm Up B but, instead of dribbling, you will be passing and receiving. Divide your team in half and place half of them on the zig-zag cones with a ball (servers) and the other half at the […]

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Technical Warm Up I

The ninth in our series of technical warm ups: six players, three cones, and two balls. Players are split between the outer cones. The first player in each line dribbles the ball at the center cone, then performs a coerver move (i.e. scissors, mathews,..etc.) and accelerates past the cone. After a touch or two, the […]

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4 v 4 Games with Different Aims

I took this PowerPoint from Terry Michler and turned it into a video. He is the winningest high school of all time. I want to note that it is important to grasp what the aim of the game’s restrictions are in order to decide which one fits your teams needs for that training session.

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US MNT Goalkeeper Training and Simplicity

What I like most about this video is that it shows you how simplistic training activities can be at the national team level level. As long as it is “real to the game,” it is relevant for training even at the highest level in this country. You do not have to reinvent the wheel to […]

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Technical Warm Up H

The eighth technical warm up in our series is one from Notre Dame Women’s Coach Randy Waldrum that he ran in Brazil while I was taking my Premier Diploma. It is a combination of two classic activities that you may have seen before. You start with 10 players in a circle and four players inside […]

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